Photographer Interviews

Picture Story: Bird Odyssey

August 2, 2018

By David Walker

© Karine Aigner

For a story about Kirtland’s warblers, photographer Karine Aigner “hit all the marks,” says Audubon photography director Sabine Meyer.

One challenge for conservation photographers is drawing viewers into the repetitive, painstaking work of field scientists, and showing why that work matters. Photographer Karine Aigner was up against that challenge when Audubon magazine assigned her in April 2017 to document the work of a scientist studying the migration of a rare warbler. Her strobe-lit, eye-catching images appeared in the Spring...

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